Ok, I’ve confirmed that Mac OS X 10.4, Tiger will run just fine on the PowerBook G3 Lombard. I suppose “just fine” is debatable, but it’s definitely up and running on my overclocked (466Mhz) Lombard and seems usable to me. It is a bit sluggish, of course, and the spinning beachball appears more often than I would like. The machine is even usable with VoiceOver running.
Anyway, there you have it, folks. I will go back to running Gentoo PPC on my Lombard, but I know many Lombard users out there want to run Tiger. Just follow the instructions provided in my previous post for creating a hacked Tiger installation DVD.
As a side note, there were several other models listed in the OSInstall.dist file that may be made to run Tiger, as well. Check it out!